When I saw the miniatures of photos of the new Xiaomi product, I thought it would be a gramafon. Thumbnails is a term that perfectly matches the new radio called Xiaomi Mijia Elvis Presley Atomic Player B612. It was created by the new partner Xiaomi, the HoPlay company. The product received the CES 2017 award for innovation and appearance.
Xiaomi Mijia Elvis Presley Atomic Player B612
It is a small radio in a retro style, evidenced by a reference in the name to the 70 star Elvis Presley. Dimensions of the device are only 63 mm x 47 mm x 30 mm, it is a little bigger than a box of matches. Weigh 130 gram and the power is 3W. The built-in rechargeable battery has an 400 mAh capacity, charging takes place via the microUSB port located on the left. The sound comes out through a black field that resembles a gramophone record.
The new radio has only a few buttons. Volume control knob on the top, switch for changing the station and on / off button. The radio has a Bluetooth connection that can be controlled using the dedicated HoPlay application. It is available on both mobile operating systems, Android and iOS. In the case of a radio set, a number of accessories are sold.
Xiaomi Mijia Elvis Presley Atomic Player B612 has been priced in China for 249 yuan, $ 36. The new product has already earned 348% of the amount needed on the funding platform. Shipping to the first customers will start on September 30.